Breeding Poultry

silver appleyard ducks

The Silver Appleyard Duck

This brief article provides a summary about the Silver Appleyard duck covering topics such as the breed’s history, the confirmation and colour description, typical uses and some fun facts. It

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toulouse goose

The Toulouse Goose

This article on the Toulouse Goose is being republished from Acorn Hollow Bantams website with permission from Lou Horton. The massive breed of domestic goose known as the Toulouse was

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sexing geese

Sexing Geese

This article on sexing geese is being republished from Acorn Hollow Bantams website with permission from Lou Horton. I get between 20 and 30 emails each week containing questions related

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feather sexing

Feather Sexing in Poultry

I have come across several posts from Ameraucana breeders asking if their chicks can be feather sexed. Feather sexing using sex-linked genes related to feather development is a widely used

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